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21/07/2017

Appeal: Workshop conversion meets special circumstance for isolated building

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An appeal to convert a workshop into a four-bedroom home on a Norfolk farm has been upheld after an inspector ruled that the scheme met the special circumstance set out in the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) for reuse of a rural building.

The workshop, at Bridge Farm near South Lopham, had previously supported a tree surgery business but is now disused. It is located on the A1066 linking Diss with Thetford, which is considered to be a strategic corridor between major centres.

Inspector Graham Chamberlain found that access would be improved and that the highway could accommodate vehicle demands from the development. He note.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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